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The freeCodeCamp open source community runs Medium’s largest technical publication. Each week, we publish more than a dozen stories on development, design, and data science.

For the longest time, I served as the publication’s sole editor. I edited and published more than 1,200 submissions. But we have always received way more high-quality story submissions than I had time to publish. So I finally admitted to myself that I needed help.

Even though freeCodeCamp reaches millions of people each month through Medium, YouTube, and our coding platform, we’re a small donor-supported nonprofit. We lack the resources to hire professional editors.

This said, a lack of resources hasn’t stopped us in other areas. We have thousands of volunteers running local study groups, contributing to open source projects, and moderating forums and chatrooms. …

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Today, the freeCodeCamp community turns 1,000 days old. We’ve accomplished a lot together in that time:

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“Network” by Michael Durst

This Wednesday, websites, online communities — and all the Americans who use them — will come together to sound the alarm about the Federal Communication Commission’s attack on net neutrality.

Here’s how you can join the protest and spread the word.

Right now, new FCC Chairman and former Verizon lawyer Ajit Pai has a plan to destroy net neutrality and give big cable companies immense control over what we see and do online. …


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